A joint expedition from German states is made against Munster

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Historical Context Note

Several German states rally together to assemble a joint military expedition against the city of M√ľnster, which is currently under the control of a radical Anabaptist government that has instituted a communal theocracy. Hessian troops lay siege to the city, finally forcing it to submit on 24th June.
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Editors. "A joint expedition from German states is made against Munster". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: Germany and Central Europe